Basic Site Details

Name: Polkemmet
Town, district or village: Helensburgh
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: A Voysey-inspired version of the Brantwoode type.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1LyntonYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1House  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 16, Colquhoun Street UpperYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21908 Construction 
Item 2 of 220 April 1908  Plans dated

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3Leiper & McNabArchitectural practiceA1908  
Item 2 of 3William Hunter McNabArchitectA1908  
Item 3 of 3William LeiperArchitectA1908  

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Duncan, John F (Major) 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2McDonald, William (ed)1999Burgh of Helensburgh Dean of Guild Court Records 1875-1975 Argyll & Bute Council Library & Information Service and Argyll & Bute Archives 
Item 2 of 2RSA1910    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2RIBA Journal26 August 1916 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of Leiper p304
Item 2 of 2Sunday Times, Scotland6 July 2008  Good photos and article

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Argyll & Bute Council ArchivesHelensburgh Dean of Guild Box 1907-1909 (7/1908)
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register34760